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Wednesday, July 28, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Beware of these Four Common Buyer Mistakes!

When buying a home, we often think too often with our emotions and not enough with our minds.  And, within the current seller’s market, buyers are often having to think about what concessions they’ll have to make in order to find a home, that, oftentimes, will leave them feeling like they’re settling.  If you find yourself on the buyer’s side of today’s market, remember to breath, think rationally and remember that you don’t want to feel buyer’s remorse a year from now!  So, when you’re looking at houses, remember the following tips to ensure you end up making logical decisions when closing on a home. 
Don’t offer too much.
It’s almost a given at this point that a home in good condition has a significant chance to sell for some amount over the asking price.  That’s simply the reality of the market that we’re currently in.  However, that doesn’t mean you have to go o; ...

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Make your Cross-Country Move as Successful as Possible with these Tips!

Whether it be due to a job change, or just needing to experience something new, cross-country moves have always been a frequent occurrence throughout the country, especially in ideal destinations like the Lowcountry.  With the option to work from home permanently becoming more and more common, homeowners are now afforded the potential to move to a location that they’ve always dreamed of living and raising a family in.  While there are always logistics to think about anytime you move, the list lengthens considerably when there is traveling concerned.  So, if you’re hoping, and planning, on making that illustrious move across the country, make sure to plan and follow the steps below!
1.    Budget accordingly
The first thing you should do when thinking about a budget for moving across the country is researching average costs of items such as a moving truck, movers, potential overnight stays, eating while on the drive, gas, etc.  Once; ...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Factors to Consider when Building a Lowcountry Home

For a multitude of reasons, Beaufort, and the rest of the Lowcountry is consistently an ideal location for people looking to build a new home.  Whether it be due to the proximity to the water, the breathtaking views, the unbeaten sense of community, or the various other reasons that make the Lowcountry and idyllic home, people from all over the country are hoping to build their dream house from Beaufort to Port Royal.  While building a home might seem fairly straightforward, there are some contributing factors, when building throughout the Lowcountry specifically, that you should consider when thinking about the details of your new home. 
1.      Don’t overlook using the right materials for the climate.
While many consider the yearly climate of the Lowcountry ideal, it can, at times, be harsh on your home if not constructed with the right materials.  So, before you make the final arrangements to break ground on your futur; ...

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

The Beaufort Water Festival is Back!!!

After a long year, one of the most anticipated annual events in the Lowcountry is back!  The 65th annual Beaufort Water Festival begins on Friday, July 16th, and will run through Sunday, July 25th.  As always, festival-goers can expect to enjoy endless entertainment, live performances, fun on the water, delicious food, and the ever-popular local craft fair!  There truly is something for every member of the family to enjoy throughout the ten-day festival!
Arts and Crafts Market
One of the most anticipated and loved events of the festival is back!  Shop your hearts out while supporting local artisans at the popular festival market! Here are the shopping hours this year:
·        Friday, July 16th- 2:00pm – 7:00pm
·        Saturday, July 17th- 10:00am – 7:00pm
·        Sunday, July 18th- 10:00am – 5:00pm
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021   /   by Sonya Reiselt

Get Ready to Celebrate the 4th of July in the Lowcountry!

Can you believe it??  The 4th of July weekend is already upon us!  While summer seems to be in full swing, the busiest, and best, weekend of the year has arrived and, after cancelation after cancelation last summer, anticipation is at an all-time high.  Luckily, events seem to be in full swing and this weekend will be no exception.  So, from parades to flyovers, enjoy this much anticipated weekend with your loved ones in the Lowcountry!
Hilton Head Firecracker 5K – Jarvis Creek Park, Hilton Head
·        Sunday, July 4th at 8:00 am.
·        Beat the heat and get an early start to your 4th at the 35th annual family fun run!  The Firecracker 5K is the oldest road race in Beaufort County and is considered one of the top 10 races in the state!  All participants will also receive a race t-shirt and medal. 
Beaufort 4th of July Parade – Downtown; ...

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